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Dashing - Volcanic Black Basalt - 3-8mm - Collect
Product Code: 1231

 Collection:   £13.68 Inc VAT, but excluding delivery 


Price includes delivery and VAT

Pack size: 20kg

Stone Size: 3-8mm

Descripion: Natural black basalt gravel specifically sized for the renovation of pebble dashing (harling), and also for use in exposed aggregate surfacing.

This product potentially contains small amounts of iron minerals which may breakdown when used as a dashing.

Coverage Coverage will depend on the skill of the applicator, the density of cover required and wastage during application. As a guide application rates in the order of of 5kg per sqm may be expected. ie a 20kg pack could be expected to cover approximately 4sqm.

Harling is a Scottish term describing the technique of providing a waterproof render to stone buildings, the technique has also been adopted in other parts of the UK where it is known as Pebble or Dry Dashing.
Traditionally utilising lime mortar, but more recently cement mortars have been used to provide a provide a base course. Stone chippings, pebbles, and even shells are then broadcast onto the surface and lightly pressed in to provide a durable weatherproof surface.

The technique has been used on buildings form modest sea-side cottages to famous buildings including the Great Hall in Stirling Castle.

Specify: Black Basalt dashing from Specialist Aggregates.

Product Code: 1231
Orders placed for personal collection: You will be advised your collection reference by e-mail. For personal collection orders placed by telephone (01 889 580660) our staff will be able to provide an immediate collection reference.

Personal collection is from: Specialist Aggregates, Unit 5 Rydal Estate, Colton Road, Rugeley, Staffs WS15 3HF.

Collection Logistics: Aggregates will be supplied in easy to handle recyclable plastic packaging. Rocks and boulders will be supplied loose. Products will be loaded as appropriate by hand or using mechanical means into customer's vehicles.

Personal collection times: Monday to Friday 10.00 am to 12.30pm – 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm. Price quoted for this item relates to personal collection only. Extra-over charge for collection by customer arranged courier £15.60 per pack (inc VAT).
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